American Exceptionalism

One old saying goes: “Pigs get fed. Hogs get slaughtered.” In general that advice to not be too greedy tends to be true. However, Grandma wasn’t thinking about the PIIGS of Europe. (Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece and Spain). In this case if we are not careful, these little PIIGS are about to bring the Eurozone down and most of the world with them. After year upon year of socialist programs rewarding those who don’t want to work and punishing those who do, Greece is on the verge of financial collapse. Greece has created more debt than its economy can support, and the global financial market knows it. This is also the case for Portugal, Italy, Ireland and Spain but they aren’t yet in full-fledged financial collapse like Greece is today. Yes the other players in Europe are all scrambling to prop Greece up but eventually this will end badly. It…

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Retired, but still spending an inordinant amount of time thinking about all things big and small. I am proud to be a strong constitutional conservative. I am also proud to have been married over 56 years to my wonderful wife, Louise. I continue to be amazed that she has put up with me for such a long time, but have been happy that she decided to do so. "The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not," warned Thomas Jefferson.
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